An Holistic Guide to Massage: From Beginner to Advanced Level and Beyond
By: Tina Parsons (author)Paperback
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An Holistic Guide to Massage incorporates the links between body, mind and soul in the search for well-being. This approach has not been taken by any other text written about massage. Other texts currently available tend to focus on one theory and one theory only, whereas this book encourages students to look at the wider picutre encompassing different theories. Students are then able to make their own mind up about which massage therapy to practice.
Foreword Introduction PART ONE. MASSAGE OVERVIEW 1. The art of science and massage 2. The historical origins of massage 3. The development of massage 4. The marketplace for massage PART TWO. MASSAGE SKILLS 5. The theory 6. The practice PART THREE. MASSAGE PREPARATION 7. Preparation of the working area 8. Consultation PART FOUR. THE TREATMENT 9. The back 10. The arms and hands 11. The buttocks, legs and feet 12. The abdomen 13. The upper body PART FIVE. MASSAGE PROGRESSION 14. Mechanical massage 15. Advanced massage 16. Sports and remedial massage 17. Indian head massage 18. Aromatherapy massage 19. Reflexology massage
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